The first significant gun safety legislation in nearly three decades passed the U.S. Senate last night. WFIR’S Camden Lazenby has more.
Amtrak and the Virginia Passenger Rail Authority are making it easier for southwest Virginians to ride the rails out of Roanoke and connect with the national network of passenger rail services. WFIR’s Camden Lazenby has more.
Downtown Roanoke graphic taken from Downtown Roanoke Incorporated’s Facebook page.
A new program to make downtown Roanoke cleaner, safer and more welcoming is getting its start this summer. WFIR’S Camden Lazenby has more.
Graphic taken from Clean Valley Council’s Facebook page.
Next week, some Roanoke residents will learn how to collect rain water to help save on their utility bill while also helping the local environment. WFIR’s Camden Lazenby has more.
The workshop has already filled up but the Clean Valley Council has a waitlist for future events. Click here to add your name to the waitlist.
Attorney General, Jason Miyares spoke to attendees of Boys State on Radford University’s campus on June 21. Photo by Camden Lazenby
Attendees of a summer camp designed to “ cultivate leadership and develop pride in American citizenship” heard from Attorney General Jason Miyares yesterday. WFIR’S Camden Lazenby has more.
Do you know how much your auto or home insurance will cover if someone steals from your vehicle or home while on vacation? A state Bureau thinks you should. WFIR’s Camden Lazenby has more.
Graphic taken from Crystal Spring Block Party with Terry Brown Ascension Project.
There’s a block party along Crystal Spring Avenue this weekend to celebrate the tenth anniversary of a fine-dining staple, and the opening of a new savory venture. WFIR’S Camden Lazenby has more.
U.S. Senator Mark Warner. Picture taken from Warner’s Facebook page.
A Virginia Senator is worried Americans are being price gouged at the gas pump. WFIR’s Camden Lazenby has more.
A unique T-shirt that can’t be bought is being offered to volunteers who spend time cleaning the Roanoke River or its tributaries. WFIR’s Camden Lazenby has more.
Click here for more information on the Protect the Blueway program.
The Better Business Bureau logo.
The Better Business Bureau Serving Western Virginia wants summer job seekers, young adults in particular, to be cautious of jobs found through social media because con artists may be trying to make money off them. WFIR’s Camden Lazenby has more.